Your Life Your Health

Your Life Your Health

Listen to Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols each week for important and timely health messages, sponsored by Intermountain Health. Lisa addresses topical medical news from technology to illness.  Listen here for her weekly insights and medical updates.   

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Skin Cancer and Melanoma Prevention

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss skin protection in the summer to help prevent melanoma.

Air date: May 21, 2024

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Jaundice Screening

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss the partnership between Intermountain Health and Picterus AS to estimate bilirubin levels in newborn babies when using a smartphone camera.

Air date: May 14, 2024

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May 14, 2024 6:0 AM
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Mental Health Resources

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss the resources available to anyone needing help with mental health.

Air date: May 7, 2024

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May 7, 2024 6:0 AM
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Weight Loss Drugs

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss the many factors in losing weight through prescription weight loss drugs.

Air date: April 30, 2024

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Apr 30, 2024 6:0 AM
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Child Abuse Prevention

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss how parents-to-be can help develop a plan to manage stress and expectations.

Air date: April 23, 2024

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Apr 23, 2024 6:0 AM
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Advance Directives

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss planning ahead to handle emergency medical care for you and your loved ones.

Air date: April 16, 2024

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Apr 16, 2024 6:0 AM
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Decrease in Postpartum Visits

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss more about the postpartum recovery period that follows giving birth.

Air date: April 9, 2024

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Apr 9, 2024 6:0 AM
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Transplants and "Donate Life Month"

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss more about the importance of registering to be an organ donor, and the need to help spread awareness.

Air date: April 2, 2024

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Apr 2, 2024 6:0 AM
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Hospice Memorial Services

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss more about end-of-life care and the navigation of grief and accompanying emotions.

Air date: March 26, 2024

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Mar 26, 2024 6:0 AM
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Weight Loss Drugs

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss more about prescription weight loss drugs--that there's no such thing as a "cure-all" solution, and what all you need to monitor in the process.

Air date: March 19, 2024

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Mar 19, 2024 6:0 AM
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Kidney Risk Score

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss more about a disease that affects more than one in seven adults in the United States--kidney disease.

Air date: March 12, 2024

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MS Awareness Month

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss more about National Multiple Sclerosis Month--a disease that affects more than one million Americans.

Air date: March 5, 2024

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Mar 5, 2024 6:0 AM
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New Intermountain Transplant Clinic for Spanish-Speaking Patients

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss more about the first clinic of its kind in the Intermountain West that is designed specifically to support Spanish-speaking patients undergoing kidney transplantation.

Air date: Feb. 27, 2024

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Intermountain Hospital at Home Program

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss more about the Hospital at Home Program.

Air date: Feb. 20, 2024

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Feb 20, 2024 6:0 AM
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Megan Johnson New President of Intermountain Spanish Fork Hospital

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, there’s a new healthcare leader for Intermountain Health in Spanish Fork, Utah. Listen in as we tell you more about her.

Air date: Feb. 13, 2024

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Heart Month – Know Your Numbers

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, February is American Heart Month, a time when people can focus on their heart health. Experts from the Intermountain Health Heart and Vascular Program are working to educate Utahns about ways to enhance their heart health. 

Air date:  Feb. 6, 2024

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New Primary Children’s Hospital Opening in Lehi

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, the second campus of Intermountain Health’s Primary Children’s Hospital is getting ready to open in Lehi. Listen in to learn more about its opening day and when services will be made available to patients.

Air date:  Jan. 30, 2024

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Anchor Box Mental Health Kits

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Lisa Nichols segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss how Intermountain Health caregivers and leaders recently helped assemble 350 Anchor Box Mental Health Kits that were delivered to schools, students, and facilities that help youth and young adults.

Air date:  Jan. 23, 2024

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Genetic Test

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Dr. Tamara Sheffield segment sponsored by Intermountain Health we discuss Familial hypercholesteremia or FH.  FH is an inherited condition that affects about one in two hundred and fifty people, and often shows no signs until they have a heart attack. For individuals with FH, the lowering of “bad” cholesterol levels can’t be done by just dietary or behavioral changes. The problem is in their genes, and targeted medications therapy is needed.

Air date:  Jan. 16, 2024

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Brain Shunt

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Dr. Tamara Sheffield segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss how surgeons at Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital are the first in the nation to successfully implant a new brain shunt accessory for young patients with hydrocephalus.  This neurological condition causes a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the deep cavities of the brain that often causes frequent hospitalizations.

Air date:  Jan. 9, 2024

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Jan 9, 2024 6:0 AM
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First Responders

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Dr. Tamara Sheffield segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss a unique process that integrates patients that are identified as having a heart attack with community first responders.  This process aims to ensure patients get the fastest life-saving treatment possible.   Intermountain Medical Center in Murray has the nation’s highest survival rate for heart attack patients, according to new data from the federal government.

Air date:  Jan. 2, 2024

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Catheters

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Dr. Tamara Sheffield segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss howDr. Payal Patel, a physician at Intermountain Health, is leading a national effort to reduce one of the most common types of infections that occur in hospital patients to improve care and reduce unnecessary costs. Dr. Patel is an infectious diseases physician at Intermountain Health and lead author of new national recommendations that address updated guidelines for the use of indwelling urinary catheters in hospital patients.

Air date:  Dec. 26, 2023

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Second Recognition

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Dr. Tamara Sheffield segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss that for the second consecutive year, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives – known as CHIME– has awarded Intermountain Health's hospitals and clinics in Utah with its highest designation as part of the organization’s Digital Health Most Wired survey for 2023. 

Air date:  Dec. 19, 2023

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Youth Suicide

In this week’s Your Life Your Health with Dr. Tamara Sheffield segment sponsored by Intermountain Health, we discuss Utah State University’s workshop held last month regarding the panel discussion to bring the message of suicide prevention to student athletes at the university. This workshop was held in conjunction with The Defensive Line. Intermountain Health has identified suicide prevention as one of its community health priorities in recent years – and has partnered with The Defensive Line in Nevada and Utah since 2021.

Air date: Dec. 12, 2023

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Heart Attack Survival

In this week’s Your Life Your Health segment with Dr. Tamara Sheffield from Intermountain Health, we look at how Intermountain Medical Center in Murray has the highest 30-day survival rate for heart attack patients. Data shows that patients who are treated at Intermountain Medical Center have the highest percent of surviving after a heart attack compared to all other hospitals in the United States. This is attributed to a multi-disciplinary approach and rapid treatment protocol. 

Air date:  Dec. 5, 2023

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